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UV Index in Cork, IE

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Today's UV index in Cork, Ireland Ireland will be up to 0.6, indicating low risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Cork, reaching up to 0.6. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Cork Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Cork.

UV Index in Cork

The UV index in Cork, Ireland ranges from 1 to 8 (low to very high). It is important to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays when the index is high, especially between 11 am and 3 pm. Wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat can help reduce the risk of sunburn and skin damage.

Weather Seasons

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Cork experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring (March to May) brings mild temperatures around 8 °C (46 °F) to 14 °C (57 °F) with occasional showers. Summer (June to August) is the warmest time, averaging 15 °C (59 °F) to 20 °C (68 °F), with occasional heatwaves reaching up to 25 °C (77 °F). Autumn (September to November) brings cooler temperatures from 10 °C (50 °F) to 15 °C (59 °F) and more frequent rain. Winter (December to February) sees temperatures ranging from 3 °C (37 °F) to 8 °C (46 °F), with occasional frost and rainfall.

Cork's Climate

Compared to other regions in Ireland, Cork enjoys slightly higher average temperatures and less rainfall due to its coastal location. It experiences moderate sun exposure and milder weather than areas inland. However, it is still important to be mindful of sun protection and dress accordingly to the weather conditions.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Cork. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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